Shaw (Watha T. Daniel)
Neighborhood Library

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English Conversation Circle

Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:00 am

A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Club

Monday, November 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Club will provide materials and space for free-play exploration in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Come experiment with magnets, modeling clay, geometric shapes, recycled materials and more!  For ages 4-12 (caregiver must be present with children under 9 years old).

Adult Learning Lab

Monday, November 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:00 am

The Adult Learning Lab offers tutoring for those adults with skills at the high school level who have completed the assessment (offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.).  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 11:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  This is a ticketed first-come, first-served program. Tickets are available at the Children's Desk.

Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Assessments take place on Wednesdays only. Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first.
Maker Camp

Tuesday Crafternoons

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon of arts and crafts. Recommended for kids ages 5-12.  Groups of eight or more children must call 202-727-0971 to that ensure space is available.
National Novel Writing Month

NaNoWriMo Write In

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 6:30 pm

Join fellow writers for National Novel Writing Month and commit to writing 50,000 words during the month of November. Shaw/Watha T. Daniel Neighborhood Library will host write-ins where you can share your work with others, get ideas for your novel, or just get in some writing time. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Conference Room 2 on the second floor.  

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